No Experience Intern – Community Supply Chain Non-profit Careers – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:         Intern – Community Supply Chain
Organization: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Technical Advisor, RMNCAH
About US:
Management Sciences
for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international health organization composed of
nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50
countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s
poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and
action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers
and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that
improve health services for the greatest health impact.
Job Summary: The
Intern, Reproductive Maternal New Born Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH)
Supply Chain is part of the UHSC RMNCAH team and will work in collaboration
with the Child Health and Reproductive Health Divisions, Pharmacy Department,
implementing partners and the PTA, RMNCAH to support implementation of the
pilot of the standardized national community supply chain tools and procedures.
He/She will work closely with the district health teams, health facility staff
and community health workers as well as implementing partners to build capacity
at all levels to implement the standardized tools and procedures. He/She will
also be required to travel frequently to the implementing districts to monitor
 Key Duties and
  • Maintain a record of the VHTs, health
    facility staff and district personnel trained to support implementation of
    the standardized tools, processes and procedures, including refresher
    trainings done during the routine health facility visits
  • Inform overall monitoring of the pilot
    by maintaining a record of the performance of the community program
    logistics system against the selected indicators
  • Regularly follow up with the
    participating health facilities, parish coordinators and VHTs to ensure
    smooth implementation of the interventions
  • Build capacity of the health facility
    and parish coordinators to supervise the logistics systems at community
    level in accordance with the guidelines
  • Participate in periodic support
    supervision at health facility and community level as may be required, and
    maintain a database of participants, supervision outcomes and
  • Participate in data collection for
    baseline and endline assessment as well as routine monitoring of the
    implementation of the pilot in line with the design
  • With guidance from the STO, prepare
    assigned district and facility periodic reports as required by the UHSC
    program and Pharmacy Department
  • Perform any other duties that may be
    assigned from time to time as need arises.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Management
    Sciences for Health (MSH) Intern – Community Supply Chain job placement
    must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. Professional qualifications in
    RMNCH, logistics and supply management or public health is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with
    computerized packages including Microsoft office packages such as MS Excel
  • Previous experience with health facility
    level logistics management and existing community health programs
    involving VHTs is an added advantage
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to
    changing priorities and shifting deadlines
  • Demonstrated strong communication and
    reporting skills
  • Strong teamwork and team-building skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences
for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by
clicking on the link below.
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